Grind for Life at Bradenton Presented by Marinela

October 14, 2017

Bradenton, Florida

This Event Has Passed

It's our fourth year running the Grind for Life Series of all ages and skills skateboarding contests. This series leads to the Annual Awards at The Boardr HQ in Tampa.

Location

Bradenton Riverwalk Skatepark, Waterfront Drive, Bradenton, Florida 34205

Register Now

Skip the check-in line and register now online. You can go straight to skating and skip check-in when registering online. Refunds are completely okay if you can't make it. Email Rob@TheBoardr.com for a refund.

Register Online

Waiver Required

Sign your waiver ahead of time here, or get your parent or legal guardian to if you're under 18.

Schedule

Times are approximate, but we try to be as on schedule as possible at each stop. The number of participants can affect these start times, so arrive early for your division.

  • 10am: Street 9 and Under Division: Jams
  • 10:30am: Street 10 to 12 Division: Jams
  • 11am: Street 13 to 15 Division: Jams
  • 11:30am: Street Girls Division: Jams
  • 12pm: Awards Break
  • 12:15pm: Street 16 to 29 Division: Jams
  • 12:45pm: Street 30 and Up Division: Jams
  • 1:15pm: Street Sponsored Division: Jams
  • 1:45pm: Awards Break
  • 2pm: Bowl 9 and Under Division: Jams
  • 2:30pm: Bowl 10 to 12 Division: Jams
  • 3pm: Bowl Intermediate (13 to 39) Division: Jams
  • 3:30pm: Bowl Girls Division: Jams
  • 4pm: Bowl Masters (40 to 49) Division: Jams
  • 4:30pm: Bowl Grand Masters (50 and Up) Division: Jams
  • 5pm: Bowl Sponsored Division: Jams
  • 5:30pm: Awards
  • Street Jams format events: 3 skaters per jam, 3 minutes per jam. Judged on overall impression.
  • Bowl Jams format events: 8 skaters per jam, 3 runs at 30 seconds each, skate in order until you fall. Judged on overall impression.

The Course

Street

Bowl

Past Video Coverage

The Grind for Life National Skateboarding Contest Series, April 2017

Recap: Grind for Life Skateboarding Contest Presented by adidas at Bradenton, Florida, October 2015

Grind for Life Bradenton, Florida Skateboarding Contest, October 2014

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With headquarters in Tampa, Florida, The Boardr hosts worldwide, top quality skateboarding competitions and events. From coordinating top international contest series like the Vans Pro Skate Park Series, fun and ripping pro contests like Copenhagen Open, to plenty of local events like the Grind for Life Series in Florida (which recently expanded to national), you'll find us in your backyard soon no matter where on the globe you push your wood and wheels.

Upcoming Events

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